2.12.2016

Gridlock

So much depends
on transformers
transmitting voltage
to service drops
carrying current
through a frayed cord
behind the toaster
in my kitchen.

For Fireblossom Friday in the Imaginary Garden, riffing off The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams.

17 comments:

  1. The whole world would fail without it!

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  2. I think so to.. my words would cease and the tea would be cold.

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  3. Yes! And an internet connection.

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  4. Oh yes, access to fast carbs can be the difference between a good day and a morning of moaning when you have two teens in the house who are late for school but hungry.

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  5. Ha. Absolutely! Super clever. k.

    ps - I am today at least trying to cut things like this out. I am not anticipating success.

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  6. Well that is a very cool connection.

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  7. deduction...my dear, you did this well

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  8. Modern day conveniences may just fail to deliver sometimes

    Hank

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  9. ...and to my coffee machine :) Fun poem

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  10. that spark when you unplug the appliance... fear in a flash... ~

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